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. the host city for winter olympics has been announced. >> sushi made from raw meat. it's big in japan. really. and a vital shift might be part of the reason why. >> research could mean you'll never have a painful sun burn again. >> outside, skyway heading for lower deck of the bay bridge, you can see traffic is crawling along. back in a moment. >>> british researchers discovered a substance causing sun burn pain, offering hope for a treatment to some day block it. researchers have found elevated levels of a certain protein in painful sun burns, blocking affects in rats relieves pain. researchers caution that sun burn plays an important role, warning to you get out of the sun. >> there is a big trend in japan that might turn your stomach, restaurants serving raw meat business. they're doing great business. and this reflects a shift in japanese society. >> horse meat, pork and chicken says the chef, all raw, and uncooked. double down by eager customers packing meat sushi. no fish is allowed and in an odd way, the battle between meat and fish parallels the japanese battle of the sexes. i
general hospital, krol kol yiding with a big rig. witnesses tell police the driver, traveling east on oak street may have run a red light. and a 52-year-old psychiatrist and associate professor was thrown from a bus and killed. three other passengers and the shuttle driver suffered minor injuries. >> drivers are used to terrible gridlock in los angeles but are they ready for carmeggodon that. is what they're calling a closure of the 405. officials say they're ready and got out to make sure everybody is aware state wide. there are warning signs on 580 here in the bay area for drivers who may be heading down south. and we are live from l.a. now z everybody is expecting that this is going to be a huge mess down there. and you know we've been hearing about this for weeks and forget king kong. the threat is carmeggodon. when you shut down a freeway it does feel like the end of the world. >> if you live in l.a. you know what is coming. the famed 405, yes that 405 is filled with 500,000 cars on a weekend this, weekend it's anything but typical. for 53 hours a 10-mile stretch will be closed. why?
. sunday's match will be shown on the big screen at 11:45 a.m. the viewing party is free and there is a soccer skills session for kids, a bouncy house, i'll be there, giants trucks and all of the excitement working up quite an appetite for fans in san francisco. >> terrific. >> and it's not just chickenen nuggets anymore. a dozen restaurants banding together, promising to make childrens' menus healthier. 19 restaurants say they'll focus on increasing servings on kid menus. the items will have less fat, sugar and sodium. >> the national restaurant association developed a program to make it easier for restaurants as well as providing a selection of healthier options and make it easy for us as skpairnts kids to try to find options. >> and less healthful foods will still be on the menus but. >> the crew of space shuttle atlantis is halfway through the last mission ever after they return to earth on thursday, atlantis will be retired. abc 7 talked to the crew today. among them, specialist rex wallheim of san carlos. the wake up song today "rocket man" from elton john. waits ti
was harder. then, she was about to faint. i gave her a few big ones and it came out of her mouth. >> i couldn't believe it. such a tiny girl had such a power punch in her. and i was just proud. >> wow. she says she decided to go public with the story so people taking care of her kids know it's important to teach the little ones important life-saving techniques. so kult, she says i gave her some big ones! >> and exactly, what presence of mind there. >> springing into action. >> and there is lovely sunny skies today. and there is a beautiful day, warmer in most loks than yesterday. there is a live view right now from our sutro camera looking over san francisco. there are low clouds as you can see making their way into the shot here, blue skies inland. take a look at temperature readings, it's mild in fremont and fairfield. upper 70s at napa and san jose. 76 in redwood city. 69 in san francisco. 68 half moon bay. and it's warmer in vir wallly all location business awe few degrees, six degrees warmer in san francisco then at this hour yesterday. seven degrees than at this hour yesterday. and seve
for anyone using illegal fire work autos one of the best ways to enjoy fire works is one of the big displays, fog sometimes makes those difficult to see, especial fully san francisco, things are looking good for weekend this, is a live look at san francisco, you can see treasure island there. it's been a gorg skbris warm afternoon. people enjoying the opportunity to sun bathe in north beach. and a couple women were grateful for a break from the fog. >> it's awesome. and when this is is a great way to take a look. >> and spencer is here with a look at how hot it got. >> there is a warm up. and these are the highs so far. 91 degrees in morgan hill. and 93 in antioch. 90 fairfield. 92 cloverdale. 88 san jose. it's hot, and very warm. 75 here in san francisco. and tomorrow, high temperatures upper 80s in loxz around the bay. and that is just the beginning of warm weather coming our way. i'll have the forecast coming up. >> and. >> there is dangerous conditions on california rivers. overnight, four deputies got swept downstream when their boat got caught and they've been trying to reach three tee
. >> and there is more or the reason on the riot. >> big news in hollywood is last night's riot in the streets of l.a.. fans gathered at grumann's chinese theater for a documentary. dj cascade arrived on a flat bed truck an hour before the show. a massive crowd filled hollywood boulevard, blocking traffic. the premier was cancelled as police in riot gear ordered crowds to disperse this, fight broke out. authorities used rubber bullets and bean bag guns to subdue the crowd, no serious injuries were reported. amy winehouse left behind many unreleased track that's could reportedly end up in a posthumous album. sales of her first album has soared. her estate has not approved a release of new material. it's time to celebrate latinos in entertainment. and selena gomez is among a 2011 alma award and head to head with christina aguilera and cameron diaz at at wards show september 15th. >> and up next, sand in britain. why authorities say julia roberts looks too good in this ad. >> and midway rise aren't the only things making hartsz pound at the state fair. we'll run through the artery-clogging elements. >
will be nice. there is a low held temperatures moderate range yesterday, big ridge of high pressure building in and there is much warmer weather tomorrow from the coast inland. and there is what little bit of fog interest tl is will be a sunny day. high temperatures on the coast, upper 60s to about 70 in one two, spots. mid-90s inland. lows tonight under clearing skies, lows will be mild, mid to upper 50s to about 60 into mildest locations. then, tomorrow, high temperatures will be into mid to upper 80s and we'll see mainly low 80s, 8 in redwood city. the coast 68 at pacifica. a high of 70 at half moon way bay. 69 into sunset district. north bay highs 87 san rafael. and there is near east bay, mid-70s to low 80s with fremont, newark and inland east bay, low to mid-90s across the board. there is 92 in pleasanton. looking for highs of 79 in watsonville. inland, 90s in morgan hill and gilroy. here is the accu-weather forecast. there are two days of nice, warm weather lasting through thursday, then, cooling down sharply at the end of the week throughout the weekend and there is sunday and monday
of differences. >>> a san francisco doctor killed and three others injured when a big rig collided with a shuttle bus today. it happened on a busy intersection of octavia boulevard and oak street. the shuttle was traveling east on oak with a dozen workers heading to san francisco general hospital. a 52-year-old dr. kevin mack died after being ejected from the shuttle. he was a psychiatrist and taught at the medical school. investigators say the shuttle did not have seat belts, something supervisor says needs to change. >> on all of the shuttles should seat belts be part of the transit experience? i sthai this particular incident helps spotlight that strong consideration. >> it's still not clear which driver was at fault. neither drug nor alcohol use is expected. >> police are trying to fid id fi the body of a woman fund burning on a street in an upscale oakland neighborhood. neighbors reported something burning around 4:30 this morning. firefighters determined it was a body and called police. investigators believe the body was dumped there, then set on fire. a $10,000 reward is being offered by c
clouds and fog. the accu-weather forecast is coming up. [ male announcer ] brace yourself for the big, bold taste of a subway® bbq pulled pork sub. tender, succulent slow-cooked pork with sweet and smoky barbecue sauce, all on freshly baked bread. subway. eat fresh®. >>> right now, rotests just getting underway underground. >> it's a demonstration against fatal shooting last week by bart police that. is where abc 7 is live for us. at this point, any affect on the commute? >> none that we're seeing from this vantage point i. this is expected to start at 4:30. we're not seeing very many pro testers but they do plan to take it below ground. we're above the entrance to the bart station. they say they want to protest where the shooting happened. bart says that is illegal, they can protest only outside of the fair gates this, happened here at the civic center station on july 3. now, police receive aid report of a drunk man wobbling on the platform two. officer arrived to investigate. one of them fired within just one minute of arriving at the station z police say the man, a 45-year-old wa
to the amount of raising the debt limit but, it does not have that balanced budget proposal. and big question is whether he can get enough support with democrats and maybe a few republicans to get that passed through the house before tuesday deadline. it does not look very hopeful. at this point we talked with our abc political analyst, and he said we've moved away from an agreement, not towards an agreement with this boehner vote. >> the boehner vote in, doing that moved away from td position the democrats wanted. but let's go forward here. and if you had to put percentages on this, how much is due to real ideological differences? how much is political post you'ring? and we've got an election coming up. and this is in a year and a half. less than that. what is the percentages if you just had to throw it out there? >> this is largely political. i nrgs the tea party has their pledge not to raise taxes and i think speaker boehner tried to make his proposal more acceptable so he can get this proposal passed. and his speakership is in jeopardy if he cannot marshal his troops. and he may have save
resorts there is enough for a big summer ski weekend, 4th of july. we're live now this afternoon. >> reporter: it doesn't look like it here, but there is so much snow that they can probably stay open a few more weeks if they wanted to. and for only the fourth time in the squaw valley 60 plus years of history they fired up lifts today for independence day. frequent winter storms made it possible. about a quarter of the total snowfall fell in just one 12-day period. the lower mountain is dirt and rocks, some of the runs at the top have better coverage today than in december. >> today, this morning i went water sking in lake tahoe. then, drove over here and then went skiing for an hour. two hours. it's been great. >> same outfit? yes. same bathing suit. >> this season we've shattered snowfall records, receiving 810 inches of snow. right now there is a six to 10 feet up top here with more in places. >> can you believe it? six to 10 feet, still. the ski season came to an end at 2:00 this afternoon. squaw valley is shifting to summer operations, not for a lack of snow but for a lack of
to get this fire under control. and we'll keep close watch on this. big question, how are the winds out there? >> spencer christian. >> having checked winds here, you can see on the video there, on the live shot, smoke was going into the air, suggesting winds aren't much of a factor. it's very warm there. and walnut creek into low 90s today and there is good news for days coming up. there is a live view from our camera, looking down on to the bay. you can see coastal fog beginning to push throughout the golden gate into the bay. there is more still to come getting into the evening hours. taking a look at the current temperature readings, 91 in concord. inland east bay is the warmest part of the bay area now. 92 in antioch. we've got mainly 80s into remaining inland locations. 82 in redwood city. 69 in oakland. and 64, san francisco. all locations except fairfield are cooler now than at this hour yesterday. seven degrees cooler now in san francisco. and 90 degrees in oakland. everything into the inland east bay. you know it's tough. the mind and mouth don't work in sync. and just one deg
is not sending a mixed message, it's a balanced one. she has made a big deal with about promoting a healthy life style filled with exercise, yesterday she popped into a new washington, d.c. restaurant called shake shack and ordered up a burger and fries with a chocolate shake and a diet coke. that meal about 1700 calories. nutritionists say they were not too concerned and say indulging is fine every now and then. >> that is what i like to hear. >>> a 22-year-old woman lost 100 pounds and went on to win miss south carolina pageant. she used to weigh 234 pounds, lost 112 pounds over three years through healthy eating and regular exercise. and last month, wowing the audience during the talent portion, won the swimsuit round, went on to win the crown. she wants to inspire others to live healthier live autos it was through hard work and determination and i did it for no one else by myself. >> she'll compete for the first america crown in january. >> amazing. 112 pounds? inspiration. >> i love she did it for herself. >> and still to come in our next half hour, placing blame, pg&e angers fire victims b
continue on the news at 4:00. [ male announcer ] brace yourself for the big, bold taste of a subway® bbq pulled pork sub. tender, succulent slow-cooked pork with sweet and smoky barbecue sauce, all on freshly baked bread. subway. eat fresh®. >>> giants infeed yeg honored by the fbi for his work to help predetective bay area kids. the panda partnered with american football coaches' association, fbi and the national child id program to provide 50,000 fingerprinting kits to kids in san francisco. the kits include a fingerprint id card and dna swab meant to be completed and stored at the child's home. for more information visit abc 7 ns.com owe r.. >> dozens of kids finished off a real life firefighting today. they graduated from junior fire academy and demonstrated some of the skilts they've learned. take a look. it teaches kids what it's like to be a fire fighter, participants execute drills designed by firefighters including extinguishing real live fires, spraying a fire hose, and climbing a 100 foot ladder on a fire truck. >> this are several hours, what to do in case of an emergency. a
in september. >> big sports news this afternoon. we turn our attention to san francisco giants go.ing to have a new bat in the line up tomorrow, perhaps, there is a trade in the works sending top pitching prospects zach wheeler to the mets that can become official tomorrow. and he can be in a giants uniform. the giants struggled lately and belltran might be the bat they need. expect him to hit in the middle of the order. and that is a get. >> giants are signaling and going for it. >> and it's just head. frightening moments for a father taking a trip with his son. the leap of faith he had to take when his 3-year-old tumbled towards a water fall. >> volunteers who are stepping in to clean state parks, some are in danger of shutting down. >> and take a look at traffic now. there are things moving smoothly. there is lovely weather here. spencer christian is here with a look at the forecast. >> and there is a heat wave spread across the country. and up in the upper mid west into great lakes, thunderstorms as well. despite quiet nature, it's still hot. and there is 101 in st. louis. 90 in chicago.
. >> thank you, spencer, a few dollars, a fast ride and a big rift. the method people are using to begin a long process of trying to sneak across the border. >> and later, britain's prime minister cuts short a trip to africa to testify in the tabloid phone hacking scandal. >> one thing that a lack of sleep makes you focus on more clearly and a word of advice about this. watch out for your frenemies, next. >>> health officials warning a california company is still selling a kind of pet frog known to carry salmonela. they stopped shipping the frog, and the cdc found they made more than 20 people sick, most of them, children. despite the warning, the company resumed selling the frogs last month. the company has not commented on this. >>> new research finds obesity is behind the most common form of breast cancer in older women. the records of more than 6,000 post menopausal women had hormone sensitive tumors found too much fat in the body raises hormone levels, alcohol and cigarettes were the next biggest factors. >>> and german researcher nouz believe a pregnant mother's stress can have a l
some damage, and created a big mess. sky 7 caught the displays in the sky over oakland last night and take a look at this video. no damage or injuries here but there was plenty elsewhere. >> and there is going to be a tough one with this building. thankfully no, one was living inside of the apartment but there are a lot of people who do live here in the neighborhood. they're feeling very lucky today and say this easily could have been them. it was a 4th of july fire works spectacular. lighting up skies like the big budget shows. only there weren't any professionals around for these displays and this is the result. >> the cars, torched, investigators looking into whether smoldering illegal fireworks are to blame n berkeley the apartment building went up in flames. and investigators have no doubts about what caused it. >> it's encouraged, our residents and community to go out to watch the fire works instead of setting off fire works which could cause fires like this one. >> just down the bhok, neighbors considered themselves lucky. willy terry woke foup a surprise. spent fire works
it's not here. >> i turned and i saw just the airplane hit and big explosion. and i mean explosion was taller and antennas you guys got. >> that was ivan who gave us the video of the plane going down. investigators are looking at three things a man a pilot and the machine the plane, of course, and the environment. whether or not weather play aid role here. the pilot had been flying only 18 months from here they will move all of the parts. the plane to a facility in sacramento. they will layout the plane entire plane in what they call a more controlled environment. it winlwill take them about five to 0 days to put out on initial report but the final investigation won't be ready, a report the final one for about six to -- six months to about a year live in watsonville, abc 7 news. >> thank you leanne. >> and this bay area lost another soldier in the line of duty kimmed in afghanistan dying from wounds when his unit came under a rocket propelled grenade. and he was 36 years old. >> the pentagon announced it will start accepting applications from openly gay recruits and will stop enfor
of silence. >> and there is big sports news, 49ers seasons are saved. the lockout is officially over, player arrests -- player reps ratified the deal. the best news is that no regular season games were lost in this dispute. now, the league has a 10-year deal in place no, opting out by either side allowed. the highlights include a slightly better revenue split for owners but player was a boost in revenues there. is a rookie wage scale and no more two a day practices and training camp. everybody is thrilled to get this deal done. >> it's been a long time coming. and football is back. that is the great news for everybody. even up to the last minute this, required boblg both of us coming together to take a stock of what is important to get the job done. i know that that is going to be the relationship going forward. >> and i believe you're going to have a lesson to the people in washington. the debt crisis is a lot easier fix than this deal was. thank you. >> the patriots owner with a a shot at congress there. what happens now is a feeding frenzy. training camp opens this week. and all of the bu
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